Nan Ogburn Cullman Education Endowment

Nan Ogburn Cullman Education Endowment for Smithfield-Selma High School staff available 2/15-3/15/18 at noon.

The Nan Ogburn Cullman Education Endowment supports public education in Johnston County in the areas of art, travel and leadership. For the 2018 cycle, online applications are open only to Smithfield-Selma High School teachers and staff. Applicants may apply for up to $10,000. The application cycle is open Feb. 15, 2018, to March 15, 2018, at noon. Online applications will be available beginning Feb. 15.

Grant details:

  • Max grant amount of $10,000
  • Applications are limited to Smithfield-Selma High School full-time teachers and staff; students are not eligible
  • Program areas: arts, travel and/or leadership
  • Grants will be awarded no sooner than mid-May 2018
  • Grant funds must be expended by June 30, 2019
  • Applications accepted Feb. 15 to March 15 with a noon deadline on March 15

All applications must be submitted electronically, using the North Carolina Community Foundation's online grant system. Below you will find instructions and a link to our online system.  Be sure to read these instructions carefully before you begin.


First, you must create an account profile. For assistance with creating your account, please click here to view the training slides.

Once your profile is created, you will be directed to your dashboard. Click on the word "Apply" in the upper left-hand corner. You will arrive at a page with information about applying for a grant from NCCF. In the upper right-hand corner, you will see an "Access Code" box. In that box, type the word: cullman. Then, click on the Enter Code button. NOTE: The Access Code is case-sensitive. The page will refresh, and a link to the online application process, titled "Nan Ogburn Cullman Education Endowment for Johnston County," will appear. Click on the blue Apply button to access the application form. The application form will be available from Feb. 15 to March 15, 2018 (noon deadline).  

If you have questions about the program, contact Quinn Novels at

If you have technical questions regarding accessing and using the system, contact D'Wayne Wilkins at

 Ready to apply?

Click here to enter the online system.